Kerstin Mende-Stief

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Kerstin started her career in the late 90s at UUNET in Wholesale and helped many ISPs to build up the Internet in Germany. After the dot-com bubble burst, she stayed true to telecommunications and worked at Interroute, Easynet, or QSC.

In 2009, she switched to the field of high security. At genua, she and her colleagues primarily served companies in the defense industry. Three years later, the technology enthusiast changed completely and started creating content for herself and others on a freelance basis.

Milestones were her own storage congress in Leipzig in 2019 and another in 2020, which, however, only took place virtually. In 2020, she also came up with the idea of publishing her own magazine. Initially, data://disrupted® was a German-language online storage journal. Since 2021, the platform has also reported on cloud computing and IT security.

The business economist earns her money with technical documentation and writing or translating blog and website texts for ICT companies and startups in the B2B sector.

Since 2005, she has been a reviewer for the business plans of startups in the Start2Grow network. Within the Open Source Business Alliance, she initiated the project “”German Cloud”” together with Thomas Uhl and Georg Klauser – a reference stack for an open source-based cloud infrastructure. As a fan of open source and open standards, she occasionally gives talks, e.g. on “”Business Models with Open Source””, technical marketing for startups, or “”80 Years of Cloud Computing””. For GigaOm, she published 2022 key criteria reports and market radars in networking and security.

Kerstin likes Seymour Cray mainframes, and large networks and is obsessed with next-generation firewalls. She lives with her husband, a cat, and a tomcat in the wasteland just before the German-Austrian border. Her dream is to emigrate to Eastern Europe someday, perhaps to Bohemia or the Balkans.

Links with Tag @Fraustief_in_IT

  1. Warum Netzwerke Einen Digitalen Zwilling Brauchen
  2. Meine Woche Im Silicon Valley
  3. GaiaX, the Cost of Data Breach, Lieferengpässe
  4. D://xprs0017: Processors in Italy, a British Comeback and the Email Celebrates Its Birthday
  5. D://xprs0016: IT-SA, XFD6 Und Ein T.I.D.
  6. Cloud or Die!
  7. Data://express 10: Datenmamagement, Backup Und Die Cloud
  8. Dell, VMware, Intel, NVIDIA: Weniger Latenz Bei Workloads
  9. Where Does Latency Come From in Enterprise-Storage-Systems and What Can Enterprises Do to Minimise It
  10. Network Analysis Tools: Intelligent Data Collectors
  11. Podcast: Netzmanagement on Steroids Und Andere Einsichten
  12. Arriba Aruba! — Intelligent Secure Network Infrastructure
  13. Data://express 0006 – YANG Ohne YIN, Lambda Vor Kappa Und Wenig IPv6 Auf Dem Network Field Day 25 – Pt. I
  14. Threat Hunter: How AI Protects Your Business
  15. Data://express 0005 – Scality ARTESCA Launch, DELL Verschlankung, Darktrace an Der Börse
  16. Data://express 0004 – Intel Ice Lake, NVIDIA Grace, Composable Infrastructure, RDMA Over WAN
  17. Meet Field Day Delegate – Kerstin Stief